Almedalen Week in Sweden
During the first week of July, Tracktwo was in Almedalen for the annual, Swedish week-long politics festival. This was the second year Tracktwo participated in the “China Day” in Almedalen and – like last year – it was a big success with interesting discussions and a crowded room all day. Malin Oud moderated several panels in this full day event on China and China’s impact on Sweden. Read about Almedalen here: http://www.almedalsveckan.info/6910 and about the China Day here (in Swedish): http://www.kinadagen.se/
Europe China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) Event in Brussels
Tracktwo’s Managing Director Malin Oud gave a presentation on human rights, rule of law and the new reform agenda at the ECRAN Annual Conference on China’s Sustainable Growth & its Relationship with the EU on 18 June. The event convened 16 China experts from across Europe to discuss EU-China related matters to an audience of over 100 participants. Check out all the presentations at the event here: http://www.euecran.eu/_blog/ECRAN_-_Past_Events/post/chinas-sustainable-growth-its-relationship-with-the-eu/
Seminar on Socially Responsible Public Procurement
On 24-25 March, Tracktwo and Delphi law firm held a seminar on human rights and socially responsible public procurement for The Swedish Association of Public Purchasers. Public procurement represents more than 80% of global exports and nearly 20% of European GDP, and totals around 650 billion/year in Sweden – an important leverage to stimulate and award responsible and sustainable business practices.
Stockholm China Forum in Shanghai
On February 21-22 Malin Oud participated in the Stockholm China Forum in Shanghai. Read about the Stockholm China Forum here: http://www.gmfus.org/programs/asia/stockholm-china-forum/
Panel on Sustainable Business and Human Rights at Mannheimer Swartling
On 5 March 2014, Malin Oud participated in a panel on Business & Human Rights at Mannheimer Swartling law firm, together with Sandra Atler (independent consultant), Marie Baumgarts (Tele2), Sara Nordbrand (Church of Sweden) and Thomas Lagerqvist (Mannheimer Swartling).